This competency standard unit covers the provision of first aid in an electricity supply industry (ESI) environment. It includes the recognition and provision of an initial response where first aid is required in emergency situations by providing essential first aid using basic life support measures according to established workplace first aid policies and procedures.
Initial: 4 Hours
Refresher: 2 Hours
- Assessing hazards and risks.
- Knowledge of treatment of electrical burns, shock, bites, stings, bleeding and electrical shock.
- Controlling hazards.
Delivery is conducted off-job. Delivery strategies must be suitable for both theoretical and/or practical learning.
On successful completion of this course, the participants will receive a Statement of Attainment and / or Training Report.
Annual refresher training is required.